Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Program Calendars

Stellenbosch, South Africa | 2017 Semester 1 & 2: Jan – Dec

Program Deadlines
September 1, 2015 Early Admission Period Begins
August 15, 2016 Semester 1 Position Hold Payment Due/Refund Deadline
September 15 Application Deadline
October 15 Semester 1 Balance Due Deadline
January 3, 2017 Semester 1 Cancellation Deadline
February 1 Semester 2 Position Hold Refund Deadline | Regular Admission Period Begins
April 1 Semester 2 Balance Due Deadline
June 18 Semester 2 Cancellation Deadline
Program Dates
January 12, 2017 Departure from the US. All students must arrive at Cape Town International airport by January 13.
January 13 Arrival in Stellenbosch
Move into housing
January 16 - 20 Mandatory orientation
January 30 Semester 1 courses begin
April 8 - 17 Fall break
May 12 Semester 1 courses end
May 16 - June 23 Semester 1 final examination period
July 17 Semester 2 courses begin
September 2 - 10 Semester 2 holiday - no classes
October 20 Semester 2 courses end
October 24 - December 2 Semester 2 final examination period
Move out of housing (refer to housing contract)
Program end date coincides with date of last final exam
Open return Students establish their own date of return

See Ready to Apply for additional information about the application process and Money Matters for more details regarding payment and cancellation deadlines.

USAC reserves the right to make adjustments to fees or deadlines at any time. If a program fills earlier than anticipated, USAC may move up the position hold payment deadline date to secure students’ placement in the program.

The host university may update program dates and/or field trips at any time; these changes are often outside USAC’s control as dates are set by the host university. USAC does its best to estimate these dates ahead of time and to keep it as up-to-date as possible. Many times, updated calendar dates are included in your host university acceptance letter. We update these as quickly as possible and as often as needed; refer back to this calendar for the most current dates.

Quick Details

2018 App. Cycle

Semester 1: (Jan-June) Open

Semester 1 & 2: (Jan-Dec) Open

Summer 2018: Application opens 9/1

Eligibility

Minimum GPA: 2.8

Minimum class standing: Sophomore

Program Type

Partnership

Credit

Overseas

Program Capacity

20

Instruction

English | Afrikaans